Robocar electronics – CC image from Steve Jurvetson
If we can agree that technology doesn’t change geometry, and therefore driverless cars won’t substantially change the fundamental capacity and spatial requirements of our current auto-based transportation systems, then what would they change?
Chris Bradford takes a stab at this question, taking note of Matt Ygleisas’s prediction of
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House for rent. CC image from Sean Dreilinger
Foreclosed sprawl – the next frontier of renting? The New York Times looks at the practice of firms buying up foreclosed, cookie cutter sprawl housing at relatively low prices with the idea of renting these houses out to tenants.
As an inspector for the Waypoint Real Estate Group,
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Soccer in the Circle, from M.V. Jantzen
The World Cup is underway.
England in Roo-ins: The cup means large gatherings of fans and sweet commercials (even the older ones).
Infrastructure: Jarrett Walker takes a look at some of the transit improvements for South Africa, building off the notion that large scale events like the World Cup can
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